Jeff Eppley, a senior at West Liberty State College (W. Va.), suffered a shoulder separation kicking off to West Virginia State in a game which ended 14-14 in regulation time. He then kicked a 30-yard field goal to decide college football's first overtime game.
M. G. Finn, 14, of New Milford, N.J., won the state Bantam Boy bowling championship for the second time by rolling a 637 scratch series and 1,535 over nine games in singles, doubles and team events. He also has held the top age-group average for two years.
John Mascarella's golf game has been spectacular since February when he became tournament chairman of the 1973 Dean Martin Open. He has made three holes-in-one at the Tucson Country Club since then, giving him a total of four over seven years.
Marlin McPhail, 12, of Norwich, Conn., was never beaten in three years of Little League pitching and never allowed more than one run in a game as his team won 59 of 60 regular-season games. He hit .717 this season and pitched no-hitters in his last two games.
October 30, 1972
David Walters, a 6'2", 195-pound senior quarterback at La Salle High in Olla, La., kicked a 53-yard field goal against Newellton to break the state prep record by three yards. He is punting for a 42.4-yard average and has passed for 400 yards in four games.
Howard Hendershott, a freshman soccer player at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, set a new school scoring record for one game with five goals in a 10-1 victory over Capital University, accomplishing the feat in only a minute and 11 seconds.